Vilnius – Alluring, Ambient & Alive with History
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, has enjoyed remarkable growth as a popular tourist city of late, and rightly so. With a charming Medieval character and a kind of 'fairy-tale magic' ambiance, a plethora of architectural styles, fascinating yet turbulent history, museums, galleries & vibrant social culture, this UNESCO World Heritage Site truly has an unbridled amount of wonderful qualities to keep any traveler thoroughly intrigued & enthralled.
Joining a local to wander Vilnius' ancient cobbled streets is a must-do and a freetour.com recommended free walking tour is the ultimate way to explore this marvelous city of Baroque beauty mixed wonderfully with Gothic, Classicism & art nouveau influences. Discover the Republic of Užupis, St. Anne’s Church, Hill of Three Crosses, the Gates of Dawn, Ponar Memorial & much more. You'll even find quirks like the Frank Zappa statue and learn how to phone a statue!
And of course there's lots to do & see in Vilnius after your free tour. Peruse Kalvariijų market, head towards the skyscrapers of the New District, shop to your heart's content on Gedimino Avenue, break from the hilly cobbled streets in tranquil parks, take in the view as you meander along the river Neris, enjoy delightful restaurants & cafes and embrace the atmospheric Vilnius nightlife. And don't worry if you are left longing for this place when you leave, you will be back!